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NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 29: Eagles, Timothy B. Schmit, Vince Gill, Don Henley, Decon Frey and Joe Walsh perform during the Eagles in Concert at The Grand Ole Opry on October 29, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Eagles have been named the top-earning band on Forbes 2019 list of the World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities.

The iconic band took in a whopping $100 million, which was enough for the band to be ranked number eight on the top-100 list. The bulk of The Eagles’ earning came via their tour dates where they gross on average $3.5 million per show.

Also making the Forbes list was Elton John, who came in at number 19 with $84 million. Like the Eagles, the bulk of his earning came from his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.

Other musicians of note who made the list were Metallica (#30 – $68.5 million), Billy Joel (#53 – $52 million), Jimmy Buffett (#57 – $50 million), Fleetwood Mac (#59 – $49 million), Paul McCartney (#62 – $48 million), Guns N’ Roses (#71 – $44 million) and The Rolling Stones (#83 – $41 million.)

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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